Righteous Persecution– Now Available

Righteous Persecution: Inquisition, Dominicans, and Christianity in the Middle Ages

Christine Caldwell Ames

320 pages | 6 x 9

Cloth Dec 2008 | ISBN 978-0-8122-4133-4 | $59.95 | £39.00

A volume in the Middle Ages Series

Righteous PersecutionInquisitors from the Order of Preachers, or Dominicans, crafted and promoted Christian meanings for their persecution of heresy in medieval Europe. With a mixture of existing religious beliefs, new interpretations, and responses to criticism, Dominicans shaped a medieval Christianity that permitted–or, demanded–inquisitorial repression. Read more . . .

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